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Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:05 PM

Congressman Rob Woodall (GA-7, Adairsville) comments on Sandy Aid

"This week, the House had the tough job of appropriating disaster relief funds to the states affected to the point of devastation by Hurricane Sandy. I absolutely believe we should help our neighbors in their time of need. That said, we almost always serve one another better locally than we do with a check from Washington, D.C. America's generosity during natural disasters by giving to the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, and more, is unmatched. In those rare instances of such widespread devastation that federal aid is required, we must provide that aid by reducing spending on other lower priorities, not by running up the debt burden on future generations. This is why I supported measures to ensure that any emergency funding was fully offset by other spending cuts. These offset measures did not pass the House, unfortunately, and instead, the total package of Sandy relief legislation grew nearly three-fold--from $17 billion to over $60 billion in new deficit spending-- and was passed over my objection
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I trust the same principles will be applied to the Adairsville tornado....

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Reply Congressman Rob Woodall (GA-7, Adairsville) comments on Sandy Aid (Original post)
brooklynite Jan 2013 OP
Glorfindel Jan 2013 #1
arthritisR_US Jan 2013 #48
bluestateguy Jan 2013 #2
kwolf68 Jan 2013 #3
Glitterati Jan 2013 #4
thucythucy Jan 2013 #8
Glitterati Jan 2013 #11
niyad Jan 2013 #14
Glitterati Jan 2013 #17
thucythucy Jan 2013 #57
11 Bravo Jan 2013 #68
SunSeeker Jan 2013 #74
annabanana Jan 2013 #58
dionysus Jan 2013 #72
Spazito Jan 2013 #19
Glitterati Jan 2013 #21
Spazito Jan 2013 #22
Glitterati Jan 2013 #24
Spazito Jan 2013 #28
Glitterati Jan 2013 #29
Spazito Jan 2013 #31
Glitterati Jan 2013 #34
Spazito Jan 2013 #37
ananda Jan 2013 #56
Glitterati Jan 2013 #70
thucythucy Jan 2013 #64
thucythucy Jan 2013 #61
Spazito Jan 2013 #67
Dawson Leery Jan 2013 #5
Glitterati Jan 2013 #6
Erose999 Jan 2013 #60
Earth_First Jan 2013 #7
Glitterati Jan 2013 #9
Earth_First Jan 2013 #12
Glitterati Jan 2013 #13
annabanana Jan 2013 #59
thucythucy Jan 2013 #10
Glitterati Jan 2013 #15
tularetom Jan 2013 #30
CBGLuthier Jan 2013 #16
Glitterati Jan 2013 #20
annabanana Jan 2013 #62
niyad Jan 2013 #18
Glitterati Jan 2013 #23
niyad Jan 2013 #25
Glitterati Jan 2013 #26
niyad Jan 2013 #32
Glitterati Jan 2013 #35
annabanana Jan 2013 #63
SpartanDem Jan 2013 #40
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mac56 Jan 2013 #75
liberal N proud Jan 2013 #27
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Earth_First Jan 2013 #36
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thucythucy Jan 2013 #66
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AleksS Jan 2013 #54
annabanana Jan 2013 #65
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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:10 PM

1. Yes. I agree 100%

I hope the congresspersons from NY and NJ will remember this asshole's words and vote accordingly.

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Response to Glorfindel (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:00 PM

48. This should be interesting, just watch the hypocrite

grovel!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:11 PM

2. I will not support federal aid to this community

nt

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:12 PM

3. Spending cuts on defense bases


in Georgia? That works for me.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:19 PM

8. I wouldn't cut or prevent federal disaster assistance

to anyone who needs it.

I would, however, force this GOPer to listen to his own stupid ranting on the subject--again and again and again and again--while voting for the assistance.

I would also make sure that every voter in his district, Democrat, Republican, Independent, heard these words of his wisdom, and remembered them come next election.

The people devastated by Sandy deserve that much at least.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #11)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:24 PM

14. how do you figure that? did you actually read post 8?

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Response to niyad (Reply #14)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:25 PM

17. Yeah I read it

vomit inducing

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #17)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:35 PM

57. It's "vomit inducing"

that a GOP rep who attacked the idea of federal disaster relief to victims of hurricane Sandy should have to listen to his own words quoted back during debate on a resolution to send similar federal aid to his own constituents?

And "vomit inducing" that his constituents should actually be informed during the next election about what it is their GOP rep actually said in Congress? Bear in mind, I SUPPORT sending federal disaster relief to his district--despite the fact that desperately needed relief to my own friends was delayed by Republican tactics.

Are you suggesting the Congressional Record should be off limits to those who would criticize Republicans, all in the name of winning "rural votes?"

In any case, your concern for Rob's feelings is duly noted

Come to think of it: Rob, is that really you?

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #17)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:54 PM

68. Perhaps someone should have helped you with the big words.

The post which seems to be causing you some intestinal distress did nothing more than ask for constituents to be made aware of the words of their Congressional representative.
Try two Alka-Seltzer and Hooked on Phonics.

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Response to 11 Bravo (Reply #68)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 06:08 PM

74. LOL!

Man, you have a way with a smack-down!

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #11)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:35 PM

58. What.. by allowing funding but quoting his words?

I really don't think that's equivalent.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #11)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 05:15 PM

72. here you go again, lashing out blindly...

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Response to thucythucy (Reply #8)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:26 PM

19. I agree...

If federal disaster assistance is required, it should be provided, imo. To provide the assistance brings a focus to the vast difference between repubs and Democrats when it comes to compassion, empathy and caring for ALL Americans.

Ads should be taken out by an appropriate group quoting the disgusting comments by their repub congressman and how, if his disgusting views were to be followed, Georgia would not receive the help needed without severe repercussions through cuts elsewhere.

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Response to Spazito (Reply #19)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:28 PM

21. Thank you very much, from the families of the dead and injured

in Adairsville.

Your compassion is touching. :vomit:

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #21)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:30 PM

22. What??? I am SUPPORTING the provision of federal disaster assistance!

How the fuck is that a lack of compassion????

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Response to Spazito (Reply #22)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:33 PM

24. OMG!

Compassion is the understanding or empathy for the suffering of others. It is regarded as a fundamental part of human love, and a cornerstone of greater social interconnection and humanism —foundational to the highest principles in philosophy, society, and personhood.

Yes, you're being VERY compassionate........asking about the dead and injured so you can use them to score political points.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #24)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:38 PM

28. THAT was the point I was making....

the DIFFERENCE between Democrats and republicans, one believes in caring for ALL Americans while the other cares for none.

I said NOTHING wrt "asking about the dead and injured" Nothing at all.

I do think the republican congressman who said this:

"This week, the House had the tough job of appropriating disaster relief funds to the states affected to the point of devastation by Hurricane Sandy. I absolutely believe we should help our neighbors in their time of need. That said, we almost always serve one another better locally than we do with a check from Washington, D.C. America's generosity during natural disasters by giving to the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, and more, is unmatched. In those rare instances of such widespread devastation that federal aid is required, we must provide that aid by reducing spending on other lower priorities, not by running up the debt burden on future generations. This is why I supported measures to ensure that any emergency funding was fully offset by other spending cuts. These offset measures did not pass the House, unfortunately, and instead, the total package of Sandy relief legislation grew nearly three-fold--from $17 billion to over $60 billion in new deficit spending-- and was passed over my objection"

should be held accountable for his disgusting comments. Do you think otherwise?

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Response to Spazito (Reply #28)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:39 PM

29. I said NOTHING wrt "asking about the dead and injured" Nothing at all.

And, therein lies the problem.

How sad that you don't GET that.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #29)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:43 PM

31. Wow, you do not seem to be comprehending that I am SUPPORTING....

the provision of federal disaster assistance. Who would that be for if not the dead and injured, those whose lives have been devastated by this disaster?

I know there is at least two dead, many injured and many more whose property and lives have been seriously affected by this. I am listening to wsbtv live which is covering this.

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Response to Spazito (Reply #31)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:47 PM

34. I get it

You sound just like Rob Woodall. The language is VERY familiar, in fact.

"I'll help you, but only after I rub your nose in your own words first. You and your community should be able to help yourself. Call Red Cross, then come see me and I will help you bury your dead once I figure out how to cut those funds from other Georgia money."

Yep, just like him. Up on your soapbox and the expense of those families who lost loved ones, homes, vehicles, their livlihood today. the only thing missing so far is your own preacher waiting to speak.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #34)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:49 PM

37. I give up n/t

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #34)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:17 PM

56. Who are you?

Some kind of Rob Woodall troll sent here to attack DU for having compassion?

Yes, we are angry at asshats like Woodall who won't help their fellow Americans but scream bloody murder for help when they need it! As we should be. Hell isn't hot enough for people like Woodall.

However, that anger does not replace our compassion and empathy enough to make us, like him, wish to withhold aid from those who need it!

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Response to ananda (Reply #56)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 05:09 PM

70. I'm that creature on your shoulder

whispering in your ear "If you can't say something kind during a crisis, shut the FUCK UP."

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #21)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:39 PM

64. You obviously have some problems

with reading comprehension.

Try again.

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Response to Spazito (Reply #19)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:38 PM

61. Well put.

The idea that we should be delicate with this jerk--to the point of not even using his own words against him in a floor debate or in an election campaign--is ridiculous.

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Response to thucythucy (Reply #61)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:54 PM

67. I am still shaking my head at the lack of comprehension...

wrt your post and mine supporting giving federal disaster assistance to Georgia without strings which is the total opposite of what the putrid repub congressman was wanting to happen.

Using his own words to show what an asshole he is and what an asshole he would be to his own constituents if his view of how assistance should be offset by cuts (and we know they would be cuts to social programs) is perfectly appropriate, imo, and in no way harms those affected by this disaster.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:16 PM

5. Bartow County should not receive any federal disaster aid:

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http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/statesub.php?year=2012&fips=13015&f=0&off=0&elect=0

If he is true to his belief, or is it that the right wing Rethugs like to steal hard earned billions from the blue states?

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Response to Dawson Leery (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:38 PM

60. I'm from Batrow County, lived there to age 22. My parents lived there, and got hit by a tornado the


year before last actually.

We've always voted Democratic, and we know lots of people in that area who do as well. We can't help it that our mouthbreathing neighbors vote for idiots like Rob Woodall or Barry Loudermilk or Phil Gingrey.

When the tornado hit that year, it went right through my parents backyard, taking off part of the porch my dad had just finished building. And my mom, who had ALS at the time, had to be taken to the hospital because she couldn't stay in the house without power or phone service or water. My cousin, who lived down the hill from my parents had 2 trees fall on his house. The next neighborhood over was reduced to rubble.

Luckily, the United Way helped my dad get a generator, and FEMA repaired his porch. And our neighbors came out alright because FEMA helped them where private insurance would not. There are still neighbors living in RV's and campers though.


I see your point about hypocritical representatives in Congress, but don't take it out on innocent people.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:18 PM

7. How about the nearly 10,000 voters who DID support Democratic candidates for office?

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:20 PM

9. These people AGREE with Rob Woodall

Disgusting.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:22 PM

12. Indeed.

10,000 rural Democratic families who by no fault of their own would be told to "fuck off" by voters in their own party...

Disgusting indeed.

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #12)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:23 PM

13. And, then, they wonder why they can't reach rural voters

Here it is. Right here. In. this. thread.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:38 PM

59. The people who agree with Woodall voted AGAINST aid..all Republicans. . n/t

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:20 PM

10. See my post number 8 above.

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Response to thucythucy (Reply #10)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:24 PM

15. Saw it the first time.

Rob? Is that you Rob?

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:41 PM

30. How about the 100's of thousands of voters in NY/NJ who voted for republican candidates

Rob Woodall and his fellow asshole rednecks in congress had no problem holding up aid for them.

Nobody wants to hold up aid for the victims of a tornado.

But Woodall is a sub human piece of shit and I have no problem rubbing his nose in it for awhile.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:24 PM

16. Leaving the whole world blind

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Response to CBGLuthier (Reply #16)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:27 PM

20. Punishing the families of the dead

just vomit inducing

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #20)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:39 PM

62. The OP did NOT say to deny funding..n/t

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:26 PM

18. I guess we don't have to worry about federal aid. according to this nimrod, a local event is

easily taken care of by the red cross, salvation army, etc.

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Response to niyad (Reply #18)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:30 PM

23. Thanks so much from the families of the dead and injured

I'm sure Adairsville with vote for a Democrat after seeing this. You're such a compassionate representative of our party.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #23)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:35 PM

25. wow, a little comprehension problem there? I am only pointing out what this jerk said.

have you addressed your concerns to his office?

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Response to niyad (Reply #25)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:36 PM

26. I'll just send him a link to this thread

Then, you can be oh so proud of yourself.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #26)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:45 PM

32. comprehension is a very useful skill, I find. tends to avoid misunderstandings

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Response to niyad (Reply #32)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:49 PM

35. I understand you very well

You mimic Rob Woodall. The sermonizing is oh so familiar.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #26)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:39 PM

63. Seriously.. Rush?.. Sean H?

Who the hell is this?

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #23)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:50 PM

40. You might want to tone down the drama queen act...

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Response to SpartanDem (Reply #40)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:52 PM

41. So speaking out for the dead and injured is now "drama"

OK. Thanks for that knowledge shared.

You know what? It's been one hell of a dramatic day in our lives today. I'm certain those who lost everything today will be pleased to know they are just "drama."

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #41)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:02 PM

75. No. "They" are not drama.

"You" are drama. Take a bow.

"All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up..."

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:38 PM

27. Maybe someone should tell him the tornado is God punishing his people for his actions.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:46 PM

33. Mr. Woodall, please go fuck yourself.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:49 PM

36. What a vile, putrid, disgusting thread this has become... n/t

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:49 PM

38. Since the House is controlled by Republicans, he needs to speak to his own party.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:49 PM

39. How come these assholes never look to cut from where it can be most afforded?

The defense budget.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:52 PM

42. I sure these people will refuse that socialist Washington money.

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Response to SpartanDem (Reply #42)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:55 PM

44. Proud?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:55 PM

43. Republicans really need to adopt American values

Their freaking godforsaken so-called greedy-ass, mean-spirited, cesspool-generated "Republican Family Values" inevitably lead to such crappy karma.

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Response to Berlum (Reply #43)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:56 PM

45. Yeah, I bet the guy driving this car was a republican

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #45)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:57 PM

46. You really need to stop trying to insult everyone on this thread. It's annoying and not very clever.

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Response to randome (Reply #46)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:59 PM

47. If it's an insult

It's because of the language.

Do you know what's annoying? That this thread is about punishing people who have nothing left of their lives so you can score political points.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #47)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:02 PM

49. I doubt I'm speaking only for myself when I say you aren't being clear.

How is voting for disaster relief about 'punishing' people? Now that Sandy relief is out of the way, it's time to get help to the tornado-hit areas. I'm not sure what you're complaining about.

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Response to randome (Reply #49)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:04 PM

50. Because people DIED here

Can we just get 24 hours of compassion before politics start?

Do you really think in those 100 cars turned over on a major interstate (I75) today were all republicans who support Rob Woodall? Seriously, how many Democrats who DON'T live there are you condemning with your political points?

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #50)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:09 PM

51. You're making no sense. I've tried to make no political points.

You're angry about something and you're taking it out on everyone in this thread. I'd advise you to back away from the keyboard and find something else to do for a while.

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Response to randome (Reply #51)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:10 PM

52. THIS whole thread is about politics

How incredibly sad that no one in this thread even expressed any sympathy for the people of this community.

Not. One.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #50)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:49 PM

66. And people didn't DIE during Sandy,

after which this Republican asked that aid not be sent to the Northeast until it could be cut from elsewhere in the budget?

Since this is your own district (I'm assuming from your post) I assume you expressed the same sentiments of disgust, and sent similar pictures of the death and destruction along the New York/New Jersey shore, to Rep. Woodall when he made his statement on the floor of the House? Since, after all, he actually had a vote about disaster relief, and is your representative in Congress?

Or is your umbrage only when you personally are affected by a disaster, and only when Democrats point out GOP hypocrisy?

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Response to thucythucy (Reply #66)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 05:16 PM

73. Do you think we could finish SEARCHING for the dead first?

I take umbrage at the folks on DU making us ALL look like a bunch of freepers who have no compassion and not an ounce of caring in their soul.

How about we could FINISH loading up the ambulances with the visible injured?

Can you keep your politics out of our injuries just for 24 hours or is that too much to ask?

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #73)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:20 PM

78. Look, I understand you being pissed off at people

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on this thread spouting the "let's not give them aid if they ask as punishment for their having an awful Congresscritter" line--it's stupid and communal punishment and insensitive and all that. But all the OP did was post this guy's own comments, after which you posted maybe a dozen times insulting not only people who took this line, but people such as myself who a) support getting aid to you as soon as possible and b) clearly mean only to bring this idiot up on his hypocrisy.

So you're pissed-understandable. One of my best friends lost her house in Sandy, she's still in temporary housing. She has friends who died. I have tons of friends, family, and connections to the northeast shore directly hit by Sandy--including my home town. And guess what--people are STILL unaccounted for, and there are still people struggling with minimal services, and people are still dying as a result of the disaster. Plus, it's been fucking freezing up here. Plus, taxpayers in the northeast have pumped billions of dollars of relief money to the south, including the rural south, over the past decades, and the thanks we get (aside from generally being castigated as immoral, unAmerican parasites who don't understand "country values") is to get a big "Fuck you" from your very own elected representative when we came asking for help burying OUR dead.

Yeah, in retrospect this OP could have waited a day or two. I understand. I just wish you'd try to understand the depth of revulsion we feel toward your Congresscritter, and instead of likening us to him, and insulting us for calling him on his hypocrisy and cruelty, you focus some of your anger where it belongs: on the man who represents you to the rest of the nation, who took this awful line to begin with, not on an internet thread, but on the floor of the United States House of Representatives.

For my part, I do now apologize for being insensitive to the suffering down there. I agree, the OP could have waited. And I expect and know my own representatives will, if asked, respond promptly and sympathetically to your calls for assistance.

I do hope you and yours came through this all right.

Best wishes.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #47)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:14 PM

54. What are you on about?

It's about

A). Helping the people asap

And

B). Punishing this (R) Congresscritter for being a jerk when Sandy victims needed help.

The two are not incompatible.

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Response to AleksS (Reply #54)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:40 PM

65. I say save your breath.. This guy is just trying to make something to point at.. . .n/t

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #45)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:12 PM

53. Who can say? Unfortunately, he has a Republican congressman

That much we know...Naturally our sympathy goes out to all the victims and their families.

And because we are Americans -- and not tainted with Republican Shrunken-Soul "Values" -- we will help them -- even though their duly elected Rep stands for them and their 'values,' and chooses to turn his back and refuses to help other Americans.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 04:15 PM

55. The dead aren't even buried yet, and you politicize this disaster.

Nice. Real nice.

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Response to cordelia (Reply #55)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 05:01 PM

69. PERFECT thread

for Rush Limbaugh to showcase on his show tomorrow showing the classic example of how compassionate Democrats are.

"They didn't even give us a chance to bury the dead and treat the wounded before they struck out at Republicans and Rob Woodall just because this town supports a Republican."

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #69)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:04 PM

76. Yep.

45 minutes worth of programming right here on this thread alone...

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #69)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 09:25 PM

77. so if limpballs uses those, or similar, words tomorrow, we will know where they originated.

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Response to Glitterati (Reply #69)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 06:49 AM

81. Blame the victims - every time there's a disaster in a "red" state.

Oh, how I despise that divisive term.

Hope you and yours are well and rested this blustery morning.

Take care.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 05:13 PM

71. He should get all the aid his district needs, with one condition

 

He resigns.

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Response to bongbong (Reply #71)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 01:49 AM

79. +1000 Excellent solution

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 02:14 AM

80. As a resident of Georgia, I was thinking the same thing as the storms blew through.

Our sisters and brothers might suffer due to our shitty government officials. Let's keep this in mind when we head to the polls in the next election.

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